Credential Stuffing: A Security Epidemic

Provided by F5 Networks

Category Security

Type E-Book

Length 9

Publish Date October 16 2017

Date posted November 17 2017


Last year saw a new record set for the number of reported data breaches, with more than 4.2 billion records being exposed by cybercriminals. In vast majority of these cases, usernames and passwords were included in the bounty; credentials which could be then sold on the dark web to threat actors looking to gain access to accounts held by corporate users or customers. This eBook explores the trend of credential stuffing and highlights the need for organisations to prioritise identity protection in their security strategies to combat cyber-attacks.

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